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Re: Unintended Acceleration

>Road & Track came out with that article a month after CBS sold R&T to Hachette
>publications. Priot to that R&T was curiously silent on the issue. I wonder

R&T (or was it C&D?) did some serious jabbing at CBS when they named the 87
5kCSTQ car of the year.  In the review was this line, if memory serves:
"Highway driving was full of intended acceleration."
They _loved_ the car.  They said it was a joy to drive and looks weren't
bad either.  I wish I could find the article and read it again.

Both C&D and R&T really liked the 200q20v too(who couldn't like that car?)
but both complained that the lights were sucky.  I think Audi took some
serious notice(notice, '91 was when they changed the US lights with the new
S6.)  They also all remarked that the 6.5 seconds quoted by audi was very
optomistic; one wonders what the ambient temp was and how full the gas tank

Did I mention Autoweek(along with R&T, C&D) drooled, ooohed, and aahhed
over the A8?  They loved it.  I have the issue where one of the two
compares it to the jaguar and BMW; seemed they liked the 4 rings better
than the "road machine"...I seem to remember they all loved the a4 too(the
a4tq was a big hit.)

For what it's worth, both magazines have been giving very favorable, honest
reviews on our beloved cars.  They love 'em.  Can't see why some of you
guys have such personal beefs with the guys.  From the noises made every
time they're mentioned, one would think they committed some deadly sin,
burned down someone's house, or something...


Brett Dikeman
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Te audire non possum.  Musa sapientum fixa est in aure.
Ita, scio hunc 'sig file' veterem fieri.